The Peabody Room
The Peabody Room, a special collection of Georgetown neighborhood history, is open to the public without an appointment. Come in during open hours or contact the librarian for more information.
Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R St. NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20007
Monday & Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
2nd & 4th Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Also open by appointment.
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Following a devastating 2007 fire that heavily damaged the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, a newly constructed, climate-controlled third floor (opened October 2010) now houses the Peabody Room. A number of materials were water-damaged during the fire and may not be publicly accessible.
Watch this video for more information about the fire:
- Subject Vertical Files - Includes news clippings, brochures, pamphlets and other documents placed in folders based on subject headings. These files cover all subjects related to Georgetown--houses, social, economic, cultural, recreational, political, and historical.